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5 Events Worth Attending in September 2019

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September marks the end of summer and a return to event season in many parts of the world. This month, you can take part in discussions on artificial intelligence, view contemporary art and join us in reimagining capitalism. Here, Worth highlights September’s can’t-miss events.

09/10

Worldz

(Long Beach, Calif.)

This summit uniting business and pop culture argues that when it comes to preparing for trends such as automation, most business leaders are already behind. The goal is an exchange of ideas that can help shape future culture. Speakers this year include a mixture of CEOs and executives from trendsetters such as Spotify, Periscope and Peloton and more traditional companies such as General Electric, Nike and T-Mobile. Through September 11. Contact: worldz.us

09/18

Reimagining Capitalism: A Worth Power 100 Event

(New York)

What does it take to build a better, more inclusive capitalism and a more inclusive global society? This intimate evening salon will delve into this timely topic, and galvanize attendees to explore solutions for reimagining capitalism. Bringing together some of the world’s most influential people, including former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, former U.S. Congressman Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) and Jenny Alden, firm ambassador for Palo Alto Investors, the event will be hosted by Worth and Palo Alto Investors managing partner Dr. Joon Yun. Contact: power100@worth.com

09/18

Rolex Central Park Horse Show

(New York)

Canceled last year because of scheduling conflicts with another major equestrian event, the Rolex Central Park Horse Show returns this year with a new CSI five-star show jumping rating, the highest level in the sport. Because of the skill level and prize money at this tier, expect to see some of the world’s best competitors participate. Through September 22. Contact: cphs.coth.com

09/18

Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum

(Tokyo)

Organized by Horyou, a social media platform dedicated to social good, SIGEF brings together more than 1,500 entrepreneurs, executives, philanthropists and academics to discuss timely issues such as artificial intelligence, medical and financial tech, blockchain and impact investing. Past speakers have included former Google chairman Eric Schmidt and Formula E founder Alejandro Agag. Through September 19. Contact: contact@sigef2019.com, sigef2019.com

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“Hustle Coat” by Nick Cave, one of the works being exhibited by Jack Shainman Gallery at Expo Chicago.

09/19

Expo Chicago

(Chicago)

The Windy City’s answer to Art Basel brings more than 135 leading international galleries to Navy Pier. Viewed by many as the kickoff to the art fair season, Expo Chicago, which focuses on contemporary art, drew more than 30,000 people to its 2018 edition. Directors of the show reported strong sales by highly engaged Midwest collectors. This year the show launches in conjunction with the Chicago Architecture Biennial; there’ll be joint programs and events. The VIP program is by invitation only. Through September 22.

Contact: Kathleen Rapp, krapp@expochicago.com, 312.867.9220, expochicago.com

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